Fluoride Action Network


  • Science and Alternative Facts: About fluoridation, false dilemmas and fake news

    Undeterred by mounting evidence proving the dangers of fluoride, power, prestige, and paychecks continue to motivate fluoridationists. Despite the fact that the prestigious international 2015 Cochrane panel, like the 2000 York panel, found the fluoridation literature to be of abysmally poor quality, at high risk of bias, and with no evidence of safety… Despite the […]

  • Could Your Toothpaste Cause Cancer? (Do This Instead)

    Just when you thought it was safe to brush your teeth, here comes a report telling you toothpaste could be cancerous! But, is there any rationality to that claim? Let’s dig a little deeper and find out what’s really lurking inside your tube of toothpaste. And, what you can do instead to avoid those seemingly […]

  • Fluoride has no place in our drinking water – Claire Viadro

    On Feb. 2, operational failures at OWASA increased fluoride levels to 8.4 times higher than normal. OWASA’s dangerous fiasco cost local businesses an estimated $3 million to $5 million. The substance added to OWASA water is fluorosilicic acid, a toxic corrosive. Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) information on fluorosilicic acid recommends its use for “tanning […]

  • How Trump’s EPA Just Threatened the Clean Drinking Water of 117 Million Americans

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is responsible for ensuring public water supplies within the United States are safe. And as one of his first executive orders, incoming president Trump promised “crystal clear, clean drinking water.” But the EPA just took an action which would negatively impact the drinking water of more than one-third of all […]

  • California lists PFOA and PFOS as reproductive toxicants under Prop 65

    FROM FAN: The Documents from the California Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Safe Drinking Water and Enforcement Act (Proposition 65) • November 2017:  Response to Comments on the Notice of Intent to List Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) as Causing Reproductive Toxicity under Proposition 65 • September 16, 2016: […]

  • Jonesborough: Battle continues as town moves toward discontinuation

    Emotions ran high at a public debate regarding water fluoridation in Jonesborough on Thursday, July 6. About 20 citizens of Jonesborough and surrounding areas attended the hour-long meeting, which began at 6:30 p.m. at the Jonesborough Senior Center, to debate the decision to no longer add fluoride to the Jonesborough water supply. In February, the […]

  • The danger ingredient in Colgate Total: ‘Don’t use it every day’

    Enthusiastic tooth brushers are being warned to stay away from Colgate Total toothpaste, or at least to use it sparingly. The toothpaste is one of the few toiletries in New Zealand that still uses triclosan, an antibacterial that was once commonly found in soaps, toothpastes and body washes. That was until September last year, when […]

  • Small New Mexico communities struggle to deliver water free of uranium and other toxins

    SANTA CRUZ, N.M. (AP) — Eloy Jacquez lives in the house his parents built on Los Lujans Road in 1948. There was no water in Santa Cruz then. The family waited several more years before the first well was drilled just up the street, next to land used as an informal waste dump. Old cars […]

  • PFOA: US prosecutors seek records of unregulated chemical in river

    Federal prosecutors have demanded documents, research and monitoring data from a state agency as they investigate a Fortune 500 company’s release of a little-studied chemical into a river that supplies drinking water to hundreds of thousands of people, officials said Thursday. The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality received a subpoena last week from U.S. […]

  • Sulfuryl Fluoride. Adverse Effects: Brain

    Sulfuryl fluoride – Fumigant insecticide – CAS No. 2699-79-8 Molecular formula for Sulfuryl Fluoride: Ref: January 23, 2004. Sulfuryl Fluoride; Pesticide Tolerance. 40 CFR Part 180 [OPP-2003-0373; FRL-7342-1]. Final Rule. Federal Register Excerpts from: Table 1.–Subchronic, Chronic, and Other Toxicity Study Guideline Type of Study NOAEL mg/kg/day LOAEL mg/kg/day Based on: None cited 2-Week inhalation […]